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Sep 11, 2012 12:00pm PDT
are willing to move. south dakota they have more than 11,000 jobs that they can't build there. ceo of trail king enterprises can't find the jobs. if you told him five years ago he would have to pay a recruiter to hire welders he would have said you are crazy. >> it is very frustrating for companies in this region, because you hear about the 8 percent plus unemployment rate and we can't find enough people to fill the job. >> state officials are saying they are worried if they can't find people to stall the jobs it will stall the economic recovery. >> do they not have people with the skills or what's the problem? >> can't find people with the right skills and can't find people in south dakota. we are more stuck in place and they are stuck in places particularly winter. rockford illinois said move into south dakota is the right thing for him to do. >> you have got good benefits. this is a none union shop and i definitely compare this to chrysler a union job to where they treat you well, you get good benefits. you got a 401 k. they take care of you. >> he likes it in south dakota. south dakota'
FOX News
Sep 11, 2012 3:00pm PDT
was desperate for work selling possessions for cash. until he picked up and headed west to south dakota. >> there are jobs everywhere. if you go down the street, everybody is hiring. mcdonald's is hiring for almost $11 an hour. >> in fact, south dakota has a ton of jobs employers can't fill. 11,000 of them. trail king, ceo hired recruiting firm to find welders. >> anybody that has got skills, if they want a job, they can get a job. tomorrow. >> the labor shortage here is so acute that governor duggard is paying manpower $5 million to find 1,000 new workers. >> colony or financial services. engineering. information technology. in the skills manufacturing trades. machining and high-skilled welding. >> it's not just south theco the. today's jolt survey on job opening and labor turnover found at the end of july there were 3.7 million jobs available across the country. >> you hear about the 8% plus unemployment rate. and we can't find enough people to fill the jobs. >> so why are the jobs unfilled? some of it is geography. people don't want to move to wide open spaces like dakotas where busi
FOX News
Sep 11, 2012 1:00pm PDT
to try to find people with the appropriate skill set match nude the jobs. governor dugard of south dakota is spending 5 million tax payer dollars with man power to find those people trying to entice them to come to south dakota saying there are not only jobs here to pay well but it has a low cost of living low crime rate no state income tax. for abraham kirk it was a perfect fit. he was an unemployed former welder from chrysler. he took a buyout in 2009 couldn't find a good job after that but he says south dakota to him is like the promised land. >> i knew i had to make a move because there was no jobs there was a high crime rate from where i came from. the schools were in bad shape. >> state officials in south dakota are worried if they cannot fill all of those jobs kneel could stall the economic slow down and some of the companies looking for jobs may have to come out side to move outside so they can be closer to the labor pool. doesn't want that to happen. >> john roberts excellent reporting on this and in english no less. >> john roberts senior national correspondent. good job, buddy.
FOX News
Sep 11, 2012 8:00am PDT
't people. south dakota has 11,313 jobs it cannot fill. another problem is many workers don't have the skills required for those jobs. the ceo for trail kin, an industry that makes special tree trailers for construction and hauling says he'll have a couple of hundred jobs in the next few years that he'll have difficulty finding people for. >> anybody that's got skills, if they want a job they can get a job, tomorrow. they can change jobs. it's very easy. the unemployment rate is essentially zero for people who want to have a job. >> he is forced to look throughout the country for people to fill those jobs. jon: i know in south dakota they are getting workers there. what are they doing? >> the governor has instituted a program it's called the winds program. he has partnered with manpower. he's appropriated $5 million and said to manpower go out there and beat the bushes in states across the country to find those people. south dakota with its wide open spaces and tiny towns is a bit of a tough sell for a lot of people used to big city live. for abraham kirk who is an out of work weld
Sep 6, 2012 9:00am EDT
hotel in bristol, south dakota in the north prairie. conditions were very harsh. dad was last of 10 children. his mother died when he was about eight. his dad was kind of a ne'r-do-well in town. by the time he was 10 he was effectively turned out and left to his own devices. he was taken in by a swedish homesteader, oscar johnson. you look back on it, technically he was guilty of violating every child labor law that ever been imagined but he gave my dad a life. learned how the to drive a team of horses. deliver coal, drew wells. he also learned that he had a extraordinarily defined skill for operating heavy equipment. construction crew came through town one day. wanted to use his team of horses of the he said i will let you use them teach me how to operate that. a big caterpillar. for rest of his life he made a very bad living as -- good living as a man master of anything that was mechanical. >> guest: . >> host: who is your mother? >> guest: my mother jean was something entirely different than that she grew up in a bookish, irish-american family out on hard scrabble farm south of b
Sep 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
carriers. the uss enterprise, he's got two battleships in her screen, the washington and south dakota. these are magnificent battleships. the reason the old pearl harbor should, and the reason they're not here is feel. admiral minister that the tankers and feel stores to operate carriers in all battleships simultaneously on the south pacific. so this is the cruisers, destroyers and carriers came to win until the new more fuel-efficient battleships come in. so little back. two battleships holding close to the enterprise. as the japanese come back, his only choice to oppose the rendered attack wishes for a releasing these 29 ships and send them into these confined waters. no ships are supposed to fight and couldn't find, ireland waters like this. these are massive ships that have huge turning radius, but it's the only choice policy has that night. he releases the washington and south dakota under command of the one naval officer in the south pacific who knows how he is radar control gunfire. he comes from naval training center and helps install the hardware and ships. he wrote the first
Sep 11, 2012 12:00pm EDT
. rapid city, south dakota yesterday that a record high of 100 degrees. will we get that warrant? thise but 79 degrees afternoon and cooling into the overnight, clear and cool overnight and tomorrow looking degrees and we will gradually warm-up for the rest week. no rain until maybe the weekend. it is only a 30% chance. it looks like great days in the meantime. toming up next, research says i or another if acupuncture works. >> is a treatment option? we will have the answer. there is no -- there is a new research that shows that acupuncture is a good way to get rid of pain. they looked at 18,000 patients back pain and the majority reported feeling better after getting acupuncture treatment. the researchers said the number reporting pain leap is significant in half. a star-studded lineup today on anderson." >> we will have a well-known actress and comedian as his co- host. joining us now is anderson cooper live from new york. nash is joining us as co-host. we have a surprise celebrity guest. there is a lot of stuff going on along with a human lie-detector. i was skeptical about body but
Sep 12, 2012 11:00pm EDT
be the first snowflakes. look at temperatures up around yellowknife, 45 degrees. south dakota has some frost warnings. the next couple of see more of the same for us. more sunshine tomorrow. here comes a little ripple in will besphere that as we get on into friday. morning as you head out, once again temperatures e comfortable in the low 60's 250's. with the weather front approaching, by the time we get friday, some warmer air. and by late friday, some of the into therobably out of west virginia. by the time we get into saturday, we will be right back delightful sunshine. as we will tomorrow morning when up and head out with temperatures into the low 60's. a warmer day tomorrow, but still comfortable. reasonable humidity and temperatures 84 degrees. chance of showers friday followed by more dry we get on into sunday and some much cooler weather coming in early next week. come into our blog. a new things their 24-7, and a blog is about tomorrow's to be to neil armstrong. we have something else new. tomorrow morning, if you have not seen them yet, we want to tell you about the newest member ja
Sep 9, 2012 11:30am EDT
on the democratic side. when i went home from chicago to my home in south dakota on my way back to california, my dad was a life-long working-class democrat. a blue dog democrat. he wore a hard hat. carried a lunchbox. he grew up under fdr, that was his god. >> i thought he would be on the side of the anti-war protesters. he had real doubts about vietnam. he was so outraged about how the anti-war protesters had condu conducted themselves and how they had no respect for law and order. he was just in a rage. my wife remembers that my father and i had the greatest argument that she could ever remember. it was very difficult and i woke up the next day and thought, this is not good news for the democratic party if they've lost my dad, they're not going to be able to pull this off in the fall. >> it's interesting you talk about that. because this is still a big problem and maybe, difficult to quantify it the white working-class man today for president obama. >> they still are. they're still out there for him. it's hard to know exactly why in some cases. i think that there's no question, to some degree
Sep 27, 2012 4:00am EDT
the colorado rockies to rapid city, south dakota. >> mostly 70s in the heartland. 80s in the southeast. >>> when we come back, the latest on that breaking news this morning. the big deal between the nfl and its real referees. >>> plus, one of the searing images from last year's occupy protests. students being pepper-sprayed. now, they're about to see a major settlements. >>> also, tense moments on the tarmac at jfk. passengers brace for impact. and then, a sudden turn of events. >>> welcome back on this thursday, everyone. a new round of encouraging news on the housing market. the median price of a new home soared more than 11% between july and august. that's the biggest one-month jump on record against new homes. the price, $256,000 is the highest in almost 5 1/2 years. and the number of new homes on the market was near an all-time low. >>> and speaking of records, a record number of families are dealing with student debt. more than 22 million households, almost one in five, had college loans in 2010. that rate doubled in just 20 years, with college enrollment growing, tuition costs s
Sep 7, 2012 5:00am EDT
coming out of south dakota, in towards iowa and wisconsin. with the cool air north of that boundary, that boundary is coming. it will be coming here late tomorrow afternoon and tomorrow evening. out ahead of it, the air is rather warm, a little unstable in spots. today is not bad. really, good, with sunshine. just a spotty afternoon storm is going to pop, that's it. most of us i will not be bothered by anything today. but the low 90s. it is warm for september. tomorrow morning we start fine and maybe a few clouds here and there, but the rains will have a slower time coming in and showers developing off of the atlantic here by midday. then in the afternoon, a spotty shower and storm here through 5:00. out west, we will watch the front that will be arriving in the evening hours and then coming through us with the cool air and moving behind it. that's going to change everything on the summer pattern into a fall pattern for a few days. 91 this afternoon. borderline yellow. the yellow is for anyone that may get the afternoon. tonight in the 60s and 70s. tomorrow, 87. afternoon evening th
Sep 13, 2012 9:00am EDT
. president? the presiding officer: the senator from south dakota is recognized. mr. thune: mr. president, i ask unanimous consent to enter into a colloquy with my colleagues from arizona, alabama and new hampshire. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. thune: mr. president, we come to the floor today to talk about the sequestration and the looming fiscal cliff. unfortunately the white house missed an important deadline last week by failing to provide congress and the american people with the required report that details the administration's plans for implementing the $1.2 billion sequester scheduled to take effect on january 2 of next year, less than four months from now. that report on both defense and non-defense cuts came about because the administration ignored repeated requests to provide congress and the american people with details about the impact the sequestration is going to have on critical programs particularly with regard to our military and national defense. members of both parties agreed that it was necessary for the white house to produce this information. and so we
Sep 20, 2012 2:00pm EDT
of business friendliest, the most friendly state for business in our study this year, was south dakota. it is one of those states that often very quietly makes its way into the top tier of america's top states for business. we found a very pro business legal climate in this year's study which looked more closely in than in past years at tort activity in the state's courts. regulatory regime in south dakota means lots of business freedom and that helped south dakota improve to seventh overall, its best ranking in two years. you can do your own slicing and dicing of your numbers, see where your state ranks, what it has the most of and least of at >> what was the most surprising result out of this survey? >> well, the most surprising thing that we've seen over a number of years, we've looked at north dakota. i was surprised last year that it didn't make it into the top five. we talked about this back in july. north dakota did rank as number five this year. it has the big shale oil boom but also has a lot of areas that are -- still needs improvement on things like techn
Sep 5, 2012 7:30am EDT
critical in montana, wyoming, nebraska, as well as south dakota. as for the highs, heat is still hanging on, down towards the south. 36 degrees in houston. and 40 degrees in oklahoma city. to the north. doo cooling down in winnipeg wednesday. finally go to europe then. we have a large low-pressure system affecting scandinavia. this its quite powerful in terms of strong wind. wind of over 105 kilometer have been reported in southern norway. then twe hawe have an alert, thh coast of finland. looks like the system will move toward the north. wet weather will continue across the west coast of the norway. downpours, upper, cold air. low-pressure system is producing severe thunderstorms and heavy rain in italy. and the system is, starting to impact the north western corner of the balkan peninsula. looking mild across many locations. 24 degrees. and 23 in london. and it looks like, nice weather will continue across london into europe friday. here is the extended forecast. >>> our top story-- the chinese suspects in an incident involving the japanese flag will not face criminal charges. political a
Sep 7, 2012 12:00pm EDT
in gaithersburg. are the temperatures. rapid city, south dakota, 63. 69 degrees in minneapolis. omaha, 68. that's where the cool air is starting. will push south into the u.s. from canada. there's a cold front that will way as the low tracks northeast it will sweep front into washington. we will get some areas of brain thunderstorms and severey strong to saturday afternoon evening. mainly after 3:00 p.m. threw mainp.m., that's the timeframe for the showers tomorrow. satellite and radar composite. drier, less humid air off to the west. you can see a little light showers and storms down into nebraska. our activity will be much more than what you see once itre currently it to the washington area atlantic tomorrow afternoon and evening. today, 90 degrees for the high temperature. about 88 by 6:00 p.m. upper 70's when you go to bed. patchy fog possible tonight with lows around 70 degrees. the weekend, morning sunshine saturday even the lunchtime. you will be just fine for the activities.g no problems. lots of sunshine. in the afternoon and evening to is when you may want to have a plan as a light sh
Sep 22, 2012 4:00pm EDT
voting has already started, idaho, south dakota, by some estimates by election day 40% of voters may have already cast their ballots. so this is something we're hearing the president and surrogates stress a lot, along with registered voters, making sure they're registered, walking up and down with clip boards, energizing the base and making sure they get out and vote. >> and does the president and the team have high expectations for the fundraising today? >> well, looks like they will pull out at least $600,000 with the two fundraisers, with hank aaron, one is a lower dollar fundraiser, $250, the other $25,000, all told, given to people who they expect to come. over $600,000 they expect to raise here, which will, of course, be important when we head into the last days of the election, fredricka. >> all right, hard to believe, just 45 days, athena jones, thank you so much from milwaukee. >>> and our republican vp nominee, paul ryan, teaming up. while there, he vowed that a romney-ryan administration would be tough on fidel castro. >> look at where we are today. this is our public debt. thi
Sep 8, 2012 6:00am EDT
am proud to say that i was ranked second only to south dakota. [applause] obama's state, run by his friends from chicago, ran second last to connecticut. i know we can do better. mitt romney will do better for america. he will do for america what republican governors have done for their states, not just here in iowa. and look at indiana and michigan and wisconsin, all elected recovered -- republican governors. all have reduced taxes and regulations and have grown our economy. a great contrast to what obama is doing at the national level. [applause] mitt romney understands that massive debt is a huge drag on the american economy and our ability to create jobs. he believes in an america that believes in less spending, less government and more economic growth. [applause] on day one, mitt romney will implement reduction measures that in this era of more and more government spending and more and more debt. as president, mitt romney will go through the budget line item by line item with two simple questions. can we afford it? should we borrow more money to pay for it? getting our fiscal h
FOX News
Sep 23, 2012 7:00am PDT
some clarity, thank you, bob. >> jamie: early voting is under way in north carolina and south dakota and idaho over the next month, 34 states will allow voters to cast early ballots and they will expect tens of millions of us to turn out. the volume of election day activity could surpass 2008 when 30% cast their vote in the presidential cast all did it early. >> kelly: what really happened in libya? that question put to robert gibbs on fox news sunday today. chris wallace joins us live. >> jamie: a man finds himself inside the cage of a siberian tiger at the zoo and now he is speaking about the incident. despite the bites and bruises he is happy about what happened. >> kelly: okay? new concerns about levels of dangerous toxin in your rice. what you need to know to keep your family safe. e now. try this... bayer? this isn't just a headache. trust me, this is new bayer migraine. [ male announcer ] it's the power of aspirin plus more in a triple action formula to relieve your tough migraines. new bayer migraine formula. it's got that sweet honey taste. but no way it's 80 calories, right
Sep 2, 2012 5:30pm PDT
the atlantic coast. a lot of rain in the southeast. thunderstorms also for parts of minnesota back into south dakota. and the other side of that front is going to be dry and windy. so fire weather for montana and north dakota during your overnight hours monday daytime should see improvement on that front. 40 degrees in oklahoma city. very hot through houston as well as los angeles. much cooler for you in vancouver. 20 degrees. as for europe, going to be very stormy for central parts of the mediterranean. and then the remnants of another tropical system in iceland. up into norway as well. and temperatures are just about on average across the continent. here's the extended forecast. >>> our lead story for this hour, surveyors from tokyo have conducted a survey of the senkaku islands. japan controls the islands in the south china sea. tokyo governor ordered the inspection. he wants the metropolitan government to buy three uninhabited islands from a japanese family. the japanese government prohibited the 25-member team from landing. so they surveyed the area from their ships. some team members sw
Sep 26, 2012 5:00am EDT
the race even started. in south dakota, close to 1,000 son created quite a rumble dung thefaou saof spectators from all over the world make the trip each year to watch the animals tam speed before they are corralled in to pens. roughly 250 of those guys will go up for auion. >>> and in utah, look closely, that is the face of president obama and mitt romney. they've been depicted in a corn maze you can chooseo enter the maze by either theba ro entrance. and vote voting will end on election day. well, nofor a look at your national weather, we turn to bill karins. he has your weather channel forecast. if only it was that easy. hey, choose that entnce or that enance. and you sngou tvs, it was slightly difficult to try to make them out. >> hey, some poor guy had to -- >> yes, some poor guy had a lot of time on his hands. >> i hopes he's not watching this morning. >> no, he's out in the corn maze. he's trimmg tdg gorning, everyone. a rainy morning in many spots especially in the middle of the country. but just a murky weather pattern from the northeast today, mid-atlantic, all the way thr
Sep 26, 2012 4:30am EDT
the race officially started. >>> in south dakota, close to a thousand bison created quite a rumble during the 47th annual buffalo roundup. thousands of spectators from all over the world make the trip each year to watch the animals stampede across the pair ri before they are corralled into pens. roughly 250 will go up for auction. >>> finally, in utah, one farmer has put a spin on this year's presidential election. it's the faces of president obama and governor romney that have been depicted in a corn maze. guests are going to be able to make their pick by opening in the obama or romney entrance. voting will end on the election day. very unscientific poll. >>> now for a look at your national and regional weather, here is meteorologist bill karins who has your weather channel forecast. i'm exhausted. why did we think of doing this? terrible idea. >> yeah. i've never done a corn maze. i've never had any urge. the movie "children of the corn" never urged me. good morning, everyone. as far as the weather this morning, umbrellas are needed in many areas. we have a lot of locations that are dea
Sep 27, 2012 4:30am EDT
friday in south dakota. i'm steve handlesman, nbc news, washington. >>> as world leaders at the united nations discuss violence in syria, rebel forces attacked the capital and reported the deadliest day of the civil war there. more than 340 people are reported to have died yesterday in fighting across the country. in damascus a white van exploded outside a military command center. a second bomb went off about ten minutes later inside the compound and gun battle went on for hours. four guards were killed and 14 others injured in that attack. >>> well, now here's a look at some other stories making news early today in america. a texas fast food restaurant became a house of horrors for one employee. the worker was forced at gun point to empty three cash registers into the masked robber's bag. the early morning robbery ended when the employee was shoved into a freezer and the suspect escaped. police have not made any arrests. >>> a special guest arrived at a hawaiian vacation resort in unique fashion. look at there, after an hour of labor a 12-year-old dolphin gave birth to a female calf l
Sep 10, 2012 11:00pm EDT
's into the 70's. 100 degrees and parts of south dakota today. all that heat will stay off toward the west for the next eight to ten days, high pressure locks in the canada air flow. really pleasant weather and a locality of sun over much of the state. couple systems to talk about. this is leslie pushing over southeast canada. right over the shipping lanes, the maritime of canada and then michael that's a storm. this is going to push toward the north and a new system starting to pop now this is a depression right now but it could be nadine in the next 48 hours. all these system that we have been looking at on the models, not indicating any kind of threat to lower 48. that's good news. look at the forecast trend temperatures, into the 40s. 50 in town. tomorrow afternoon lots of sun. get in to the 70s. that's ing for around 50 in town tonight. clear, cool and crisp, tomorrow a beautiful afternoon. lots of sunshine. 77 degrees in the city. it'll be a struggle to get out of the up 60s. 82 by wednesday. nice warming trend. 84 on thursday. friday finish out at 82. maybe a few showers, back into
Sep 22, 2012 6:30pm EDT
football today, northwestern continues to roll 38-7 over the coyotes of south dakota. penn state comes away with a win 24-13 as they beat temple today. over on the cbs sports network, the midshipmen get a victory for coach niumatalolo. on tap for tonight. certainly the biggest game, florida state a seminal moment for the seminoles. >> tony: clemson's got the best people in the country but the florida state defense as i said earlier in the day is too good. tay get it done at home. >> spencer: virginia tech losing to pitt opens the door for florida state to do something special along with alabama, they have a chance to record three consecutive shutouts. that's going to be impressive. >> tim: i want to talk about kansas state-oklahoma. this is a team that usually kansas state handles in short order. will they do it tonight? >> spencer: i think they will, bob stoops, i think the concept is important, they have had the bye week to prepare, oklahoma is ready. >> tony: collin klein has to complete passes. >> tim: notre dame and michigan another game to keep an eye on. we think that one will be clo
Sep 7, 2012 4:30am EDT
for us. the showers in south dakota coming in to minnesota and wisconsin. this is ahead of a cold front. it is cool, i'm talking about 40s in bismarck, great falls. yellowstone right here. 33 degrees at this hour. so the cool air is coming. it will be arriving behind the front. the front is arriving tomorrow afternoon and tomorrow night. ahead of it warm, muggy and humid and scattered showers here and there in the carolinas and down through arkansas and tennessee. those have fizzles. so, in the future cast in motion, quiet through lunchtime, in the afternoon pop a stray thunderstorm or two. again, fairly sparse with the coverage today. tomorrow morning, 6:00 a.m., storms approaching pittsburgh and lunchtime, out west, we will creep them east here. with a little bit of luck, with a little bit of luck much of the day dry here in the metro, cumberland lie the late afternoon, seeing the showers and storms. and here it is 8:00, to 9:00, the storms could have a punch to them. then pass over night, by sunday morning the cooler air is in place and lows by sunday morning in the 50s and 60s acros
Sep 5, 2012 8:00pm EDT
. south carolina gives all 62 votes to barack obama. south dakota. south dakota, 29 votes. >> madam secretary, the great state of south dakota, the rushmore state, the state that gave us senator george mcgovern, here is the call of the next great generation of americans. we came of age in this new millennium. we elected barack obama president in 2008. we are the change we were waiting for. and this is what changed looks like. that is why tonight south dakota is proud and excited to cast all 29 votes to renominate our great president, barack obama, for four more years as president of the united states of america. >> thank you, south dakota. south dakota cast 29 votes for barack obama. tennessee. >> madam secretary, from the volunteer state, i proudly stand to nominate. tennessee, the home of former vice president al gore, and president andrew jackson, founder of our democratic party. the state where in 1920, lead finally recognized the right of our women to vote by ratifying the 19th amendment to our constitution. he didn't know that in tennessee, we have already elected to women to
Sep 20, 2012 10:00am EDT
. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. the chair recognizes the gentlewoman from south dakota, ms. noem, for five minutes. ms. noem: thank you, mr. speaker. mr. speaker, this is the second to the last day that we will be here and be in session before we head home to our districts and we still do not have a farm bill that gives certainty to our producers and ranchers across the country. in a little over a week the 2008 farm bill will expire. while many of these programs will continue in the future for months ahead, we have an opportunity to actually save money and give our producers certainty as they begin planning for the coming years. last week i sat down and i visited with mike and lori. they're produce near the town of heron, south dakota. they raise soybeans, beef cattle and this year was difficult for them in light of the drought situation that producers in south dakota were producing. thankfully they had programs like crop insurance that helped them manage their risk in such a difficult year. they wrote me a letter on the importance of the farm bill and i want to read a port
Sep 13, 2012 10:00am EDT
: the gentleman's time has expired. the chair recognizes the gentlewoman from south dakota, mrs. noem for five minutes. mrs. noem: thank you, mr. speaker. as we approach the end of this week we come even closer to the date on which our farm bill will expire, which is on september 30. in just a short period of time. yesterday we had a rally here on capitol grounds, hundreds of farmers across the nation came together and talked about the importance of doing a farm bill now. that was the driving theme because we recognized responsibility that farmers across this nation have to feed our families and to make sure that they have food, that they can put on the tables. across this world. recently i received a letter from some producers in south dakota, they are real people and live near wall, south dakota. i want to read this letter. they have a farming and ranching operation they have had since 1969 near the badlands of south dakota. they farm around 750 acres of corn and wheat in south dakota and like many producers they are struggling through this drought that has afflicted our country. i want to r
Sep 23, 2012 7:00am EDT
. all right. let's move on to plankenton, south dakota. we've got aaron on our line for veterans. aaron, is that right? flankenton? caller: yes. host: where is flankenton, south dakota? caller: a small po-dunk town. host: what branch of the service were you in? and what's your question for steve gonzalez. caller: how can we have so many homeless veterans here in south dakota? guest: well, let's expand that to the growth or the explosion, i guess, of homeless veterans all over the country, not only just in south dakota. guest: i would say that the issues of homeless veterans, which, once again, we do -- and that's the division i work out of. i have a colleague but also our division ensures that the fighting for the veteran homelessness and to work with president obama's administration for the 2015, five-year plan to decrease the homeless veterans and the chronic homeless veterans, we continue to fight, to ensure the hud bash is properly funded which allows veterans to be able to find housing or proper house thank allows them to be reintegrated back into society. also -- and homeless vete
FOX Business
Sep 27, 2012 6:00pm EDT
, south dakota and wyoming. six of the largest gap are california, new york, north carolina, ohio and texas. he referred fox business to an economic policy institute posting, saying that these claims are bunk and study after study has provided similar claims. if anything, public sector workers, most of whom have college breeze or higher, we have comparable, private sector workers. pensions are underfunded because of the market crashed during a recession communal equities have recovered since then. ashley: rich edson, thank you very much. who on the government payroll are making the most money, if you are wondering. in tonight's top five from the most ridiculously overpaid government workers according to business insider. number five is a sewage worker in new york city making more than $197,000 a year according to the "new york post." christopher carlson of brooklyn were more than 2100 hours of overtime to bring home the huge paycheck. number four are lifeguards. like the beach. earning $200,000 per year in orange county, california. the two lifeguard chiefs at the newport beach ar
Sep 4, 2012 7:00pm PDT
, particularly in montana, wyoming, south dakota, as well as nebraska. in terms of temperatures, heat is hanging on from chicago down toward houston, getting up to 31 in chicago and 40 degrees in oklahoma city, and 36 degrees in houston on wednesday. all right, finally, let's go over to europe. we have a large low pressure system affecting the scandinavian peninsula. this is quite powerful in terms of winds. winds over 108 kilometers per hour have been reported in southern norway and we have a yellow alert for high waves posted in the south coast of finland. the system will move toward the north but wet weather will continue in western norway. down toward the north, a stationary low pressure system is bringing severe thunderstorms and heavy rain in italy, and that will be affecting the northwestern portion of the balkan peninsula today. in terms of highs, looking mild across many locations. here's your extended forecast. >>> and that's all for this edition of "newsline." i'm catherine kobayashi in tokyo. thanks for joining us. hi, i'm rick steves, with more of the best of europe. venice seems to
Sep 20, 2012 4:00pm PDT
with carpet cleaning chemicals. the kroeger company plans to appeal the decision. >> there is a south dakota man filing a lawsuit against mid yeefal times dinner theater say egg was partially blinded. he took his new bride out for dinner and says the shard of metal broke off from swords and struck him in the left eye. he is suing for $10 million and damages and negligence. the orange county attraction calls it a freak accident. >> you know decks are a wonderful place to relax but keeping them looking good is a challenge. there are different options and which is best. >> if you don't maintain your deck with good stain, you'll pay consequence autos you'll spend more to accomplice the boards that have gotten damaged. >> on the roof, consumer reports runs tough tests to see how well they hold up. these stained panels are in all kinds of weather and others are semi transparent. these sealers show the most maintenance. compare this with one outside for more than a year. this is lost color. >> other panels are left out into the shade. again, the clear sealers did the worst. >> this is covered with
Sep 25, 2012 4:00am PDT
in south dakota. you're looking at the annual custer state park buffalo roundup. dozens of riders herded close to 1,000 buffalo, kicking up dust across the prairie. the buffalo get checkups, vaccination and pregnancy tests. those not sold are released back into the wild. >> at one point, they were almost extinct. stand back. >>> now, for a look at morning road conditions. wet highways in parts of the rockies, from new mexico to montana. a slick commute in kansas city, louisville and cleveland. showers dampening roads in florida, from orlando to miami. >> if you're flying, weather-related airport delays are possible in denver and kansas city. >>> a disturbing story from southern california. four high school students have been arrested with allegedly sexually hazing. >> the alleged incident look place at a high school near l.a. those arrested were members of the cool's varsity soccer team. they're accused of sexually assaulting new members of the team with a foreign object. the coach, who is also a teacher at the school, has been placed on paid leave. >>> a suspect is being questioned abou
Sep 3, 2012 4:00am PDT
planes are trying to stop it from spreading. wildfires in northwest nebraska and southwest south dakota tripled in size and fewer than 24 hours, they're burning more than 285 square miles. the fires damaged at least ten homes and 50 other buildings in the two states. >>> coming up next on this labor day, caught on tape. trouble at a monster truck rally when a vehicle plows into the spectator stand in oregon. this is the morning news. morning news. [ rosa ] i'm rosa and i quit smoking with chantix. when the doctor told me that i could smoke for the first week... i'm like...yeah, ok... little did i know that one week later i wasn't smoking. [ male announcer ] along with support, chantix is proven to help people quit smoking. it reduces the urge to smoke. some people had changes in behavior, thinking or mood, hostility, agitation, depressed mood and suicidal thoughts or actions while taking or after stopping chantix. if you notice any of these stop taking chantix and call your doctor right away. tell your doctor about any history of depression or other mental health problems, which could g
Sep 21, 2012 5:30pm PDT
in south dakota. it's one of 34 states and the district of columbia that have early voting. in florida, half the votes are expected to be cast before lection day, and in colorado, 80% may vote early. we asked dean reynolds to tell us more. >> reporter: iowa is the first battleground state where early voting will take place. the printing presses are working overtime to supply ballots to voters asking them. iowans can begin casting these ballots by mail or in person on september 27. >> i have to tell you, iowa, early voting starts in about a teek. >> get engaged. get engaged so you can start to vote early. >> reporter: nationally, the percentage of early voting has 2000eased from 16% in 2000 to 33% in 2008. this year, the number could go as high as 40%. istt strawn is former chairman of the iowa republican party. 0> any time you have up to 40% of your electorate casting a vote before election day, it changes the way you communicate with voters. >> would you be interested in voting early in this election? >> reporter: and a republican fi field office near des moines, strawn says early vot
Sep 6, 2012 5:00pm PDT
from the bottom of south dakota to north texas. some areas did get a little bit of relief including indiana and illinois. >> we are born to take a look at satellite and radar. a system was bringing us top of showers and isolated thunderstorms has passed out of our area. in a chance of isolated thunderstorms in the south bay for the rest of the evening. we will see the fog rolling into the evening hours. we keep up the coastal fog, we are expecting a lot of sunshine tomorrow afternoon. currently, san francisco is sitting at 53 degrees. oakland is in the mid-60s. 82 in a concord. future cast 4 is showing a mix of '60s, '70s and '80s. by 8:00 p.m. temperatures will off into the 50s and 60s. it looks like will be weak enough to morning to widespread fifties' indicated by the blue color on your screen. by noon we will be into the '60s, '70s and free afternoon highs it looks like the warmer spots are going to be hitting those '80s. in the south bay is going to be beautiful. we will see more of the '80s in the east bay inland valleys. 87 expected to the livermore valley. slightly cooler a
Sep 3, 2012 5:00am PDT
, it tripled inside, strong winds at least 21,000 acres in south dakota and it will take a long time to contain those flames. >>> and two students were diagnosed with chicken pox. the first student was diagnosed wednesday and that student lives off campus and may have exposed several people who diagnosed thenning up, why security measures were changed and why it makes them safer. >>> the president made a stop in colorado on his road to charlotte tour. >> thursday night, on thursday night i will offer you what i believe is a better path forward, a path that will grow this economy -- grow this economy and create more jobs and strengthen the middle-class and the good news is, you get to choose the path we take. >> president barack obama makes a campaign stop in ohio to survey the damage from hurricane nicholas sarkozy. first lady michelle observe is ahead of their speech there tonight. now coming up we will take you to charlotte and you can always go to our website and click on the dnc20 tab on our home page. >>> law enforcement will be out in force looking for drunk drivers. so far c
Sep 7, 2012 5:00am EDT
. 45 degrees in montana. 56 degrees in south dakota. cold air will be coming in behind this system. a couple of isolated thunderstorms ahead of the first front. it is the second front that we have to watch out for. some of those storms could be on the severe side. mostly sunny skies today. most of you will stay dry. highs today in the upper 80's to the low 9 90's. a chance for storms late into saturday night. 80 degrees by sunday. 70's on monday into tuesday. >> the next time you fly through thurgood marshall airport, you could be doing it with spirit. spirit airlines will begin service to dallas, fort worth. most schools will finish off their second week of classes today. remember to include rules about good manners. the rules of etiquette remain the same. >> emily post had to deal with this when the telephone rang. she had to talk with people about whether you enter that or not. now we are talking about the mobile devices we have. >> anna post still preaches the virtues of good manners. many children have a mobile devices in hand. >> whether it is at the dinner table or on the si
Sep 26, 2012 6:00am EDT
's show the before and after. this is incredible. >> this is laying in the field in south dakota. >> i can only imagine how much work you had to put into it. >> quite a bit. eat.urned out to be grad it is a four-speed. it was a lot of fun. >> we have to hear it. tom is going to start it up. i love that you chose orange. [engine turns] man, that is something. what makes it purr so well? >> that is what i'm talking about. >> you have tony excited. >> you can see these cars this weekend. >> oh, man, is that awesome. what a cool car. thank you, ava. switchover to the digital channel in about half an hour to see more of that. we're missing the rain right now. another batch of showers in the mountains and in pennsylvania. more rain come across ohio. they are moving west to east. they will catch up to less. -- they will catch up to us. take an umbrella with you. the wind is coming at of the southwest. the front will settle just south of maryland and stall. we keep the chance for rain through the weekend. 66 in annapolis. 59 in taneytown. 61 in parkton. variable clouds today and off and on rain sh
Sep 26, 2012 5:00pm EDT
friday in south dakota. and the first voting in a battleground state starts tomorrow, in iowa. the election is beginning weeks before november 6. wbal-tv 11 news. >> and 11 years as continuing coverage of commitment 2012 on our website -- be sure to click on "politics." >> the new england patriots coach will have to fork over millions for his treatment of the referee in the ravens game. i am sure you remember. he grabbed the official's arm in anger. the lead and referee is unions are meeting and say they are, yes, clothes, to wrapping up the lockout. for other redskins have also been fined for their conduct toward officials. meanwhile, controversial tweets taunting the ravens were backed torrey smith. here is what was written. the patriots and we did -- "hey, wait, why don't you call your bro and tell him about your win? wait, too soon?" the person who uses the account has switched her account to private. johns hopkins has released a statement by her. she says she regrets for tasteless, and deeply laments the pain that has been caused. she goes on to say she would
Sep 13, 2012 5:00am EDT
. has caused one death in d.c., one in virginia, and two in maryland this year. the south dakota center at the over the pink slime says it will file a defamation today. the company said that it had to e plants and lay off people after what it said was a smear campaign. officials insist the product is safe and healthy. >> drivers will get a chance to out tonight on a proposed toll hikes on the dulles toll road. officials want to gradually e tolls to $4.50 by 5.1 the last hearing will take place t at spring hill in mcleany school from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. recycling advocates in canada whichg off technology into oil.tic it is the first of its kind america.n it cost $200,000 and comes from japan. the inventor is in canada to installation at a recycling center. >> i could not believe such a thing could exist. taking waste plastic and turning o oil. >> plastic that's normally away is being turned into a synthetic diesel. the machine is being monitored and tests are being done on the oil it produces. the recycling company will use plan.l to heat the -- plant. >> in new york city, delis, a
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